secondary disease n.
A disease that follows and results from an earlier disease, injury, or event.
A wasting disorder that follows the successful transplantation of bone marrow into a patient whose immune system has been destroyed by radiation, usually accompanied by fever, diarrhea, and dermatitis.
With them it is more palpably a secondary disease than it appears to be among white people.
How enormous, then, must be the number of children born with secondary disease!
The secondary disease is so obscured by the main and primary lesion that a diagnosis may be impossible.
Until this day I have never seen a secondary disease resulting from measles.
It may be either a primary or a secondary disease, complicated or uncomplicated.